LM Products Straps

I think the strap is one of the most overlooked pieces of gear we have in our arsenal. Most of the time, bassists choose a strap bases solely on looks. And, sure, looks are important. But not nearly as important

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Meet Mark Stein

Sometimes, in the music business, it really is about who you know, not what you know. Now, when it comes to playing the bass, this isn’t true. But when it comes to getting things done, it’s definitely something to remember. Knowing the right people can help your career tremendously, and I am truly grateful to know so many wonderful people who have helped me throughout my career.

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Meet Etta, My New Spector Coda 5

It’s been so darn busy around here lately that I haven’t had time to tell you about the newest member of my music gear family. Regular readers may already know that, last year, I purchased a Spector Coda 4, specifically for my work with Ryan Pelton. Eddy, as I call him, has been a dream to work with – so much so, that I ordered another Coda. After several months of waiting, she’s finally here. Continue reading

Stomp Classic Tuner

I just got my new Stomp Classic pedal tuner from Peterson Tuners, and wanted to show it to you right away. I’ve been recommending Peterson Tuners for over a decade, and am proud to endorse their products. To me, the Stomp Classic seriously raises the bar for pedal tuners. I’m really amazed at all the features.

I’ve been on tour break this week, so I was able to put together a quick video to tell you about some of the main features I love.

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I’ve been recommending Peterson Tuners for more than a decade. In fact, I used Peterson products as far back as my years in high school band. I got the StroboStomp II shortly after its release, and I’ve used nothing but Peterson units ever since.

Last Fall, I got a smart phone. (Yes, it’s smarter than me. Yes I hate it.) One of the first apps I purchased was the Peterson iStroboSoft. It’s saved me several times since, and is well worth the price. You know me… I love my spares! Check it out: Continue reading

Lane’s Spector NS6 Custom Bass Guitar

Here’s a look at my Spector NS-6P Custom bass guitar. Built in the late 90s during the Stuart Spector Design phase of Stuart’s career, this has been my main bass for more than 16 years.

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Lane’s Tour Rig

Here’s a quick look at my touring rig, including bass, effects, and amplification.

Aim High – Play Low!


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Eddy – Lane’s Spector Coda 4

Here’s a quick overview of the main features of Eddy, my Spector Coda 4 bass guitar.

Aim High – Play Low!


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